San Diego, CA — March 4, 2003 — Field Technologies, a leading provider of GPS vehicle and equipment tracking systems has selected Eddie Rodriguez of Fish & Richardson as its legal consul.
Mr. Rodriguez has extensive experience in representing a range of companies in the high-tech arena. He was chosen to assist Field Technologies in modifying our legal structure, contract negotiations and patent efforts. He is Principal of Fish & Richarson P.C. and a member of the Corporate and Securities Group with a practice focusing on a full range of corporate and securities matters, including corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture financing, technology licensing, and general business counseling for both public and private companies. He was previously a partner at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP. Mr. Rodriguez has represented clients in over 200 mergers and acquisition transactions, including: a $500 million acquisition of a private software company by a Fortune 100 company; $193 million acquisition of a private software company by publicly traded internet and software development company; $157 million leverage buyout of an private electronics company by a private holding company; $90 million acquisition of a private software company by a publicly traded software company; $73 million merger of two publicly traded telecommunications companies; and over $35 million of roll-up acquisitions for publicly traded software company.
Mr. Rodriguez holds a B.A. from UCLA and J.D. from Stanford Law School. He was also selected by San Diego Metropolitan as one of “40 of the brightest young professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and civic leaders in San Diego County ” under the age of 40 in 2003.
About Fish & Richardson: Fish & Richardson P.C. is a national law firm with over 300 lawyers in eight offices: Boston, Dallas, Delaware, New York, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Twin Cities, and Washington, DC . The firm is one of the largest firms practicing intellectual property, litigation, and corporate law and the only firm with a truly national intellectual property practice. Founded in 1878, the firm represented Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and the Wright Brothers. For 125 years, the firm has served great innovators, helping to protect countless ideas, nurture discoveries, and bring new concepts to market. The firm prosecuted and litigated many of the fundamental patents of an industrialized America, serving corporations creating the cutting-edge technologies of the day: the telephone, the air-brake, the steam turbine, the automobile, and the radio. Frederick Fish, the firm’s founder, was for many years the acknowledged leader of the patent bar of the entire country at a time when patents were more important than they had ever been.
About Field Technologies : Field Technologies provides GPS vehicle and equipment tracking systems to companies throughout the United States. The systems operate with technology developed by industry leaders such as Microsoft, Motorola, T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless, and Cingular. Due to its industry-leading sales consultation and customer support, Field Technologies has grown significantly and now has GPS tracking devices installed in hundreds of assets nationwide.
For more information regarding our products, contact Field Technologies at 888-803-0200 or visit our website at www.fieldtechnologies.com.